Afghanistan campaign enters final stretch

Elections will see Afghans choosing a new president to replace outgoing Hamid Karzai.

    Afghans will go to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president to succeed Hamid Karzai.
     
    The new leader will have a challenging job ahead, with the withdrawal of foreign troops later this year.
     
    One of the frontrunners is Abdullah Abdullah.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Herat in western Afghanistan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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